Dating a browning citori
Browning doesnt list a model 143 Citori, but they did have a "153".According to info I found, 143 indicates a trap with a Monte Carlo stock. The Sears version is going to sell about 25% under the Winchester version, and above and beyond that condition is everything.I shoot at my club a little and hunt a lot if ya know what I mean.
According to Browning, the barrel stamp indicates that it was among the first 10,000 shipped to the US.
Actually, the Nomad was introduced along with the Challenger and Medalist in 1962.
Your pistol was made in 1966 which is denoted by the 6 after the p in the serial number.
Used and abused will bring about 0-0, truly excellent should bring 0-0.\n.
J=.410 bore From 1962 serial numbers were followed by the date of manufacture.